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Young Barbra Streisand: Life Story And Glamorous Photos Of The Multi-Hyphenate Celebrity

Barbra Streisand is a top-selling female artist of all time. She has won awards and acclaim for her work in movies, television, theater, and music. She is the only person ever to receive all of these awards, including Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, Cable Ace, National Endowment for the Arts, and Peabody awards.

Singing Career

Streisand had a lousy childhood; her father died when she was 15 months old. Streisand used to sing in the school choir. She didn’t attend college and started her singing career as a cabaret singer. In 1962, Streisand made her Broadway debut in a musical show, “I Can Get it For You Wholesale.” After that, she signed a contract with Columbia record and released her first album, ‘The Barbra Streisand album’ in 1963. The album was a superhit and received two Grammy Awards. She established herself as a major Broadway star in the career-making role of Fanny Brice in the musical “Funny Girl (1964)”. Streisand has recorded 50 studio albums and has sold over 250 million records worldwide.

Acting Career

Barbra made her screen debut with television series ‘My Name is Barbra’ in 1964. The show received five Emmy awards. She made her big-screen debut in the film ‘Funny Girl (1968)’, the film was a great artistic and commercial success. Streisand worked in many notable films, including ‘Hello, Dolly!’, ‘On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, ”The Owl and the Pussycat,’ ‘ The Way We Were,’ and many more. She has also produced a number of films, setting up Barwood Films in 1972. The first film she made was ‘Yentl’ in 1983.

Streisand has been married twice. In 1963, she married actor Eliot Gould. They were married for eight years and had one child, Jason. Her second husband is actor James Brolin, whom she married on July 1, 1998.

Here below are some stunning photos of young Barbra Streisand from her early career.

#4 Barbra Streisand with her husband, Elliott Gould, 1964

#5 Barbra Streisand in scene from the film ‘The Owl and the Kitten’, 1970

#6 Barbra Streisand,on the street under a violent rain. USA, 1972.

#10 Barbra Streisand wearing mink in a limousine, 1960

#11 Barbra Streisand singing, in the Broadway musical “I Can Get It For You Wholesale” at the Shubert Theatre in New York, 1962

#12 Barbra Streisand on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’, 1962

#13 Barbra Streisand singing and playing during a show, 1963

#14 Barbra Streisand with Walter Matthau in Hello, 1964

#17 Barbra Streisand, wearing a crown as “Miss Ziegfeld of 1965”

#18 Barbra Streisand in a fuchsia pink silk dress, 1965

#19 Barbra Streisand in a scene from the film ‘Funny Girl’, 1965

#20 Barbra Streisand in a red-and-white woollen dress and a woollen cardigan, 1965

#22 Barbra Streisand on the set of ‘My Name is Barbra’, 1965

#23 Barbra Streisand sings accompanied by a band of young boys on her ‘My Name is Barbra’, 1965

#24 Barbra Streisand performs a song in a jungle gym set dressed as a little girl during her ‘My Name is Barbra’ 1965

#26 Barbra Streisand poses with her Emmy at the Emmy Awards, 1965

#28 Barbra Streisand, in ‘Color Me Barbara’, 1966

#29 Barbra Streisand sitting on a stage before performing, 1965

#30 Barbra Streisand, at Studio 41 at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, 1965

#32 Barbra Streisand performs during the musical special “Color Me Barbra”, 1966

#33 Press photographers taking pictures of Barbra Streisand, 1966

#35 Barbra Streisand cuts the cake a farewell party for her given by the cast of “Funny Girl” in London, 1966

#38 Barbra Streisand dressed in a flowing gown gestures expansively as she performs at a concert in Central Park, 1967

#39 Barbra Streisand plays the match-making heroine Dolly Levi in the film musical ‘Hello Dolly!, 1968

#41 Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice in the movie ‘Funny Girl’, 1968

#42 Barbra Streisand with Omar Sharif in the movie ‘Funny Girl’, 1968

#44 Barbra Streisand sings in a wedding dress in a scene from the film ‘Funny Girl’, 1968

#45 Barbra Streisand during McCarthy Rally at Waldorf Hotel in New York City, 1968

#46 Barbra Streisand from the movie ‘Hello Dolly!’, 1969

#48 Barbra Streisand dressed as a ballet dancer, 1969

#49 Barbra Streisand sitting at a table with her Best Actress Oscar award, 1969

#50 Barbra Streisand during the filming of “On A Clear Day You Can See Forever”, 1969

#51 Barbra Streisand, in a mini dress and white boots, 1970

#52 Barbra Streisand sits in a bathtub in a scene from the film ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’, 1970

#53 Barbra Streisand in “The Owl and the Pussycat” 1970

#54 Barbra Streisand with director Peter Bogdanovich, 1972

#55 Barbra Streisand in costume and on the set of the film ‘Up the Sandbox’, 1972

#56 Barbra Streisand in a scene from the film ‘For Pete’s Sake’, 1974

#57 Barbra Streisand leaning against a wall, Malibu, California, 1975

#58 Barbra Streisand wearing blue jeans and a Balinese jacket and playing a guitar, 1975

#59 Barbra Streisand with Kris Kristofferson on the set of “A Star is Born”, 1976

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